Farmer Wants a Life

Funding received from Caring for our Country’s Community Action Grants Program saw the Launch of Young Agricultural Professional (YAPS) in 2011.This project dubbed “Farmer Wants a Life” was designed to encourage and support young farmers (under 45) and their families to come together and network - “Farmers talking to Farmers”. The project aims to encour ...

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Kings Plains Chilean Needle Grass Project

Chilean Needle Grass listed as a Weed of National Significance (WONS) is a threat to native grasslands and biodiversity.  In additions a lack of awareness of the species and how it is spread has lead to increased infestations on agricultural land.  Kings Plains Landcare Group are undertaking control and mangement of infestations in the area with a recently purchased QuckSpray ...

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Healthy Farms Healthy Gwydir

Gwymac is currently undertaking this project in the Upper Gwydir area around Bundarra.  This 18 month project commenced in January 2012.  Funds for the project have been secured by Gwymac Inc. through the Australian Government's Caring for our Country Program. What the project involes Developing a River Plan for the Upper Gwydir River by an inde ...

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Severn River Health Project

GLENRAC & Gwymac Landcare have launched this project in the Severn River catchment. This 18-month project commenced in January 2012 through funding from the Australian Government's Caring for our Country program. An independent River Reach Plan has been conducted of the Severn River Funding to participants in the project of small grants of up to $5000 including GST ...

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Biodiversity Fund Revegetation Project

Clean Energy Futures Biodiversity Fund has approved a project submitted to the value of $346,600.00 which will see revegetation, pest control and weed control in the Macintyre catchment over 6 years.   If you are interested in tree planting over the next 5 years.  Please contact Anya Salmon at the Gwymac office on 67211 241.  Email: anya@gwymaclandcare.n ...

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Northey Park, Inverell

Northey Park is an 8 hectare park situated on the Macintyre River in Inverell. The park has been a focal point for Landcare activities since rehabilitation commenced in 2007. Gwymac Fact   Over 200 volunteers have provided hands on help with Northey Park since the project commenced. Volunteers have range from ...

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NLP - Environment Small Grants

The National Landcare Program small grants available are from $5,000 to $50,000 to benefit Community, Environment and other groups to undertake natura...

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Trees on Small Farms

New funding is available for Trees on Small Farms a partnership project with Local Land Services Northern Tablelands Funding is allocated to landhold...

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